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Does a canceled credit card still factor into my age of credit history average?
I had paid for a laptop with a Barclay card that I no longer need or use. I keep my utilization rate at around 5% with several cards and so canceling this one wont negatively impact my utilization rate. This is my newest card and I am hoping that by canceling it my age of credit history average will improve.

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No - I believe they need to be "active" accounts.

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